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  • Children in poverty show significantly lower levels of proficiency in key cognitive areas, starting as early as 9 months. As children in poverty grow older, the gap between poor and non-poor achievement levels quickly expand. High-quality early education is proven to shrink these gaps.

    U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2009). The Condition of Education 2009 (NCES 2009–081)